MHG8469 - St. Colman's Well, Portmahomack


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Type and Period (1)

  • HOLY WELL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

A well dedicated to St Colman (Tobar-mo-Colmac) is situated near the Library in Portmahomack village (Watson 1904) and 100 yards from site of chapel (NH98SW 6). St Colman's Well is said to have been in continuous use for some hundreds of years up to present day (Davidson 1948).
W J Watson 1904; J M Davidson 1948.

Mr Duff (A Duff, Chapel Street, Portmahomack) recalls that the well at NH 9163 8445 was referred to as Colman's Well many years ago, but the name is not now generally used.
Visited by OS (I S S) 6 September 1972.

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Grid reference Centred NH 9164 8445 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH98SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish TARBAT

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